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Steve Bannon Believes The Apocalypse Is Coming And War Is Inevitable

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 02.18.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― In 2009, the historian David Kaiser, then a professor at the Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island, got a call from a guy named St...

What I Hope Our Kids Have Learned From Their Dad's Time In The White House

Kari McDonough | Posted 01.17.2017 | Politics
Kari McDonough

Eight years ago, when our kids were 7, 4 and 1, their dad started work in the West Wing of the White House. They are now high school, middle school, a...

‘West Wing’ Cast Reunites To Remind Us There’s A Real White House On The Line

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 09.22.2016 | Politics

The cast of “West Wing” is reuniting. Sort-of. Several stars of the hit TV show will hit the ground running with Democratic presidential nominee H...

Being Trump

Chris Weigant | Posted 08.18.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Trump's campaign is now going to fully commit to "letting Trump be Trump." Because, obviously, the problem all along has been that Trump wasn't being Trump enough. Obviously.

Let The White House’s First Deaf Receptionist Give You A Tour Of The West Wing

The Huffington Post | Amber Ferguson | Posted 08.03.2016 | Politics

Leah Katz-Hernandez is usually the first person to greet guests as they enter the White House’s West Wing. The Connecticut native is also the first ...

Leave No Veteran Behind

Cast of "The West Wing" | Posted 06.08.2016 | Impact
Cast of

While the vast majority of our service men and women return home strengthened by their time in the military, too many veterans become involved in the justice system due to underlying issues such as post-traumatic stress, military sexual trauma, brain injuries, and substance dependence. Veterans fought for our freedom; join us and fight for theirs.

Friday Talking Points -- Lucifer or a Joe McCarthy-Dracula Love Child?

Chris Weigant | Posted 04.29.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Boy, it isn't every day you get to write a headline like that! But those are the kinds of feelings Ted Cruz seems to bring out in everyone -- left, right, and center.

White House Considered Sending Obama To The Hill During Shutdown, 'West Wing' Style

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 03.12.2015 | Politics

White House aides considered deploying President Barack Obama to Capitol Hill as part of a last ditch effort to stave off the 2013 government shutdown...

The 'West Wing' Cast Reunites And It Feels So Good

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 01.15.2015 | Entertainment

If you've been dreaming of a "West Wing" reunion, today is your lucky day. Former "West Wing" writer Eli Attie took to Twitter on Wednesday to sha...

The 15 Most Iconic Josh-Donna Moments, Ranked

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 09.22.2014 | Entertainment

It has been 15 years since the series premiere of "The West Wing," which means it has been 15 years since viewers first discovered the palpable onscre...

'Beauty And The Beast' Meets 'West Wing'?

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 09.19.2014 | Comedy

If you're like us, you're constantly wondering things like: what would happen if the film "Terminator" got mashed up with the show "Full House"? What ...

Have Scandal and House of Cards Succumbed to Post-Snowden Syndrome?

Lorraine Devon Wilke | Posted 05.25.2014 | Entertainment
Lorraine Devon Wilke

To watch two concurrent, high-profile dramas about the presidency and the government and have both as fixated on the darkest, most vile, unscrupulous, and cynical versions of that place, those jobs, and most of the people populating them, is to reflect a culture at odds with itself. Certainly its government.

You Might Have Missed These 'House Of Cards' - 'West Wing' Connections

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 02.20.2014 | TV

SPOILERS AHEAD! Even though "The West Wing" and "House of Cards" both take place in Washington, D.C., their views on the political world are very d...

House of Cards: A Miniseries Review

Lloyd I. Sederer, MD | Posted 04.16.2014 | Entertainment
Lloyd I. Sederer, MD

If you are looking for pain, dramatically portrayed with aplomb and irony, catch up with season one or start downloading and consuming season two of House of Cards. It is a tragic feast.

Celebrate The State Of The Union With 'The West Wing'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 01.28.2014 | TV

President Barack Obama delivers his fifth State of the Union address on Tuesday night (Jan 28). And though the White House is taking a cue from "The W...

Martin Sheen Taught 'West Wing' Actor Very Secret Handshake

Posted 01.23.2014 | TV

In a candid interview with HuffPost Live, "West Wing" actor Dulé Hill, 38, opened up about what it was like be on the show at age 23. "I was like ...

7 Shows To Stream With Your Family | Posted 12.20.2013 | TV

The holiday season means many things to many people, but there's one thing it means for all of us: family couch time. There's a lot of sitting around ...

Barney Frank Hurls 'Fictional' Charge At House Of Cards

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 08.20.2013 | Politics

Cover your eyes, "House of Cards" fans. Former Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) likely won't be joining your next watch party. In a Sunday op-ed for the...

The Surprising Benefits of Corporate Disunity

Wray Herbert | Posted 06.12.2012 | Science
Wray Herbert

The scientists' theory goes like this: As unified leadership teams splinter into factions, the key players become more competitive and more vigilant in monitoring one another.

Paul Cornell Talks About His New Political Comic Book, Saucer Country

Bryan Young | Posted 05.13.2012 | Books
Bryan Young

The new ongoing series, which starts this week, is quite cleverly written and covers American politics with a very keen and knowing eye.

Stage Brothers -- Dule Hill and Mekhi Phifer in Stick Fly

Nancy Doyle Palmer | Posted 02.13.2012 | Black Voices
Nancy Doyle Palmer

Stick Fly opened last week on Broadway -- produced by Alicia Keys, written by Lydia Diamond and directed by Kenny Leon -- to positively mixed reviews. I interviewed both Dule Hill and Mekhi Phifer about their collaboration, the message of the play and what's next.

White House Email Outage Forces Staffers To Use Phones, Fax

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The White House's email server went down early Thursday morning, forcing staffers to reacquaint themselves with oldfangled forms of communication. ...

Obama's Next Steps

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

We'll have lots of time to examine Obama's new course before he actually formally announces it next year. In the meantime, Obama has two short months remaining to convince the Senate to get something done to bolster his legacy.

Bartlet for President

John Vorhaus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Vorhaus

The left should be shouting righteous indignation at every Beck-O'Reilly-Tea Party departure from reason and sanity we encounter. We should defend our president. Above all, we should stop apologizing for Obama.

The "Let Obama Be Obama" Moment

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

It's about time to start fighting for the little guy and against the fat cats. It's about time to start fighting, when it comes right down to it.